January 13, 2016--The Mount St. Mary's University men's indoor track and field team is headed to the Navy Winter Invitational. The invitational will feature the host school Navy, American and Mount St. Mary's. Both Navy and Mount St. Mary's will have athletes competing in the heptathlon. Saturday's events will begin at 10:15 a.m. with the 60-meter hurdles (heptathlon).
The Mount will be competing for the first time since opening the 2016-17 season at the Navy Invitational in December. Julian Woods was named the Northeast Conference Athlete of the Week after finishing in second place in the 60m hurdles at the meet in a time of 8.07 seconds, just .01 behind the winner. Woods qualified for the IC4A Championships with his performance.
Woods was one of four who qualified for the IC4A's at the Navy Invitational. Joining him were Chase Boyle, Justin Kimble and Brendan Chavis. Boyle dded a second place mark of 17.63m in the weight throw to earn a spot in the IC4A Championships as well. A freshman, Kimble's time of 6.96 seconds in the preliminaries of the 60m dash earned him a spot to the IC4A Championships. Chavis finished third in the weight throw with a qualifying mark of 17.08m as well.
Other highlights included Kimble finishing in fourth place in the 60m dash, the 4x400m relay team of Woods, Josh Poole, Andrew Humm and Christopher Gabor finishing third, Jonathan Burns finishing third in the high jump, Gabor and Colin Waitzman tying for third in teh pole vault, and Zachary Delker placing fifth in the shot put.
Friday's Scheduled Events (heptathlon)
5:00 pm 60m Dash
5:40 pm Long Jump
6:40 pm Shot Put
7:40 pm High Jump
Saturday's Scheduled Events
10:45 am Pole Vault (Heptathlon)
11:00 am Weight Throw, Shot Put follows
12:00 pm Long Jump, Pole Vault
Triple Jump follows Long Jump
High Jump follows 60m Dash – finals
10:15 am 60m Hurdles – Heptathlon
12:00 pm 5000m Run (non-scored)
12:20 pm 60m Hurdles – prelims
12:35 pm 60m Dash – prelims
12:50 pm Mile Run
1:00 pm 60m Hurdles – finals
1:10 pm 60m Dash – finals
1:20 pm 400m Dash
1:35 pm 500m Run
1:50 pm 800m Run
2:00 pm 1000m Run
2:10 pm 200m Dash
2:25 pm 3000m Run
2:45 pm 4x400m Relay
2:55 pm 4x800m Relay